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From: Ben Waltmann <benwaltmann@...>
Subject: Re: Test Xautoconfig
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2004 08:43:27 +0200
Lars Weiler <pylon@g.o> illum scripsit:
> Hi there,
> 
> I would like to encourage you to test Xautoconfig
> (x11-misc/Xautoconfig-0.22-r2).  Our goal is to
> autoconfigure the x.org-config-file, so that we can create
> LiveDVDs with X starting automatically.

Nice idea. Could be very helpful for newcomers.

> 
> Xautoconfig should generate a config file with at least
> a resolution of 1024x768 and us-keyboard;  no
> hardware-acceleration enabled.

Why only us-keyboard? E.g. with the german keyboard layout
I have that is almost unusable. A command line option would be
nice, wouldn't it?
> 
> I tested it on my iBook/G3-600 with a rage128 and the
> PegasosPPC.  Could you respond with your tested hardware?

I have tested it on my ibook G4 1Ghz(radeon), and it is running at
the moment.

> Especially when you have problems?

All the graphics related things work well (why is dri commented?),
I have only some trouble with the keyboard settings.
First, my "self made" AltGr-emulation and switching 
beetween the ttys did not work.
I commented out the the "macintosh" option and that helped.
For some special keys adding the line
Option	"XkbVariant"	"nodeadkeys" 
is also necessary.
While writing this mail I noticed there are still some keys
who don't work.

Bye

Ben

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